Conference on Systems-Neuroscience and Rehabilitation

Date: March 10-11, 2010

Place: 6F Conference room, College of National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities

 

National Rehabilitation Center

for Persons with Disabilities (NRCD)

Namiki 4-1, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359-8555, Japan

 

# 10 minutes walk from Shin-tokorozawa station (Seibu Shinjuku Line)

# 8 minutes taxi from Tokorozawa station (Seibu Ikebukuro & Seibu Shinjuku Line)

 

 

Host: Research Institute of National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities
Facilitator: Kenji Kansaku, MD, PhD
Registration fee: Free

Language: English

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#March 10, 13:30-18:10

13:30|13:40: Opening remarks

Dr Tsutomu Iwaya (President, NRCD)

Dr Motoi Suwa (Dean, Research Institute of NRCD)

 

Keynote Lecture (Chaired by Dr Yasoichi Nakajima; Dean, College of NRCD)

13:40|14:40

Dr Leonardo G. Cohen(NIH, NINDS (USA))

gBrain-computer interfaces in stroke rehabilitationh

 

Session I: Brain-Machine Interface/Brain-Computer Interface

14:40|15:20

Dr Kenji Kansaku (Research Institute of NRCD)

gBMI/BCI for persons with disabilitiesh

 

15:20|16:00

Dr Yasuharu Koike (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

gMuscle interface for rehabilitationh

 

16:00|16:15FBREAK

 

Session II: Neurorehabilitation

16:15|16:55

Dr Toru Ogata (Research Institute of NRCD)

gMolecular and electrophysiological approaches for functional recovery in patients with injured spinal cordh

 

16:55|17:35

Dr Tatsuya Mima (Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine)

gImprovement of spastic hemiparesis using rTMS combined with motor trainingh

 

17:35|18:10

7 minutes presentations from young investigators

 

 

#March 11, 9:00-12:20

Session III: Augmenting Cognition

09:00|09:50: Special Lecture

Dr Yves Rossetti (INSERM/ Lyon Medical School (France))

gVisuo-motor plasticity and the rehabilitation of unilateral neglecth

 

09:50|10:40: Special Lecture

Dr Shigeru Kitazawa (Juntendo University School of Medicine)

gToward a cure based on a better understanding of autismh

 

10:40|10:55: BREAK

 

10:55|11:35:

Dr Katsumi Watanabe (The University of Tokyo)

gImplicit behavioral contagionh

 

11:35|12:10:

7 minutes presentations from young investigators

 

12:10|12:20: Closing remark

Dr Fumio Eto (Dean, Training Center of NRCD)